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A Yachters Dream: Exploring Mali Lošinj, Croatia

Let us introduce you to the Croatian island of Mali Lošinj. It has a vibe of sexy opulence with a hint of playful fun. Located about 20 miles off the coast, Mali Lošinj can feel quite isolated. Most visitors arrive by ferry or private yacht to enjoy all that the island has to offer. Continue reading A Yachters Dream: Exploring Mali Lošinj, Croatia

One Degree of Separation From Jesus Christ-Zadar, Croatia

Have you ever been to a meeting, conference, or event where the organizer asked you to share something interesting about yourself to the group? You sit there and scour your brain for something, anything interesting to bring to the table? On our recent tour of Zadar, Harry and I had a travel experience that will forever fill our need to think of something fantastically random about ourselves. In fact, I’m pretty sure that for the rest of our lives this will be our go-to conversation starter at cocktail parties and social gatherings. After visiting the Croatian city of Zadar, we can now say that we were one degree of separation away from Jesus Christ!

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Korcula: Croatia’s Most Romantic Island

If Hvar is known for the party scene and Mljet for the natural landscape, than Korcula is the place to find romance on Croatia’s islands. During the day, lovers can enjoy drinks under the swaying palms, dreamy seaside dining, and the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the legendary Marco Polo. Continue reading Korcula: Croatia’s Most Romantic Island

Secrets and Hidden Gems of Dubrovnik, Croatia

In the last few years, Dubrovnik has experienced a massive surge in tourism. With its Game of Thrones filming locations, frequent celebrity sightings, and picturesque beauty, business is booming in Croatia’s most visited destination. Although Dubrovnik is definitely worth a visit, it’s often hard to escape the cruise ship tourists and summer-time crowds. The key to finding Dubrovnik’s charms lies in knowing and searching for its hidden gems. This guide will share insider tips for those that want to discover the secrets inside the walls of Dubrovnik. Continue reading Secrets and Hidden Gems of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Croatia’s Mljet National Park Croatia – 5 Tips Before Visiting

Mljet National Park is located about 30 miles from Dubrovnik, Croatia in the Adriatic Sea. The park covers the entire northwest portion of Mljet Island. Of all of the Adriatic islands, Mljet is one of the most fascinating. It is one of Croatia’s greenest islands and is renowned for having two seasons of spring each year, as new flowers begin to grow even in the fall. Continue reading Croatia’s Mljet National Park Croatia – 5 Tips Before Visiting

Show Me Your Walnut: Visiting Etnoland-Dalmati

Within Croatia’s interior, there’s a hidden gem that many independent tourists may not come across. Located in Pakovo Selo, about a 10 minute drive from National park Krka, Etnoland is a unique attraction that showcases Croatian culture to those that wish to step back in time to learn more. Here, visitors can enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of Dalmatia.  Continue reading Show Me Your Walnut: Visiting Etnoland-Dalmati

Our Insider Guide: Europe’s Top LOCAL Eats!

Being a foodie on a backpacker’s budget has taught us a thing or two about the best way to experience a country’s food scene. Before we left on our travels, being a foodie meant experiencing cuisine in high-end restaurants, with accompanying high-end prices. But throughout our budget savvy travels, we’ve learned a valuable lesson. Good food, with great value, often comes in smaller, more authentic restaurants. We’re talking about traditional family-style restaurants where European families come to dine on Sunday afternoons, or the hole in the wall gems where the working-class order hearty luncheon specials at affordable prices.

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